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Eyewitness to History: Irene Fogel Weiss


Irene Weiss was born in 1930 in Bótrágy, Czechoslovakia. She, her parents, and her five siblings were forced into a ghetto in Munkács before being sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Irene sorted items stolen from prisoners for eight months and later survived a forced march.

This conversation has been edited in length for educational and classroom use. View the full First Person: Conversations with Holocaust Survivors program here.

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